Tag Archives: British Airways

Award of a silver BA Executive Club card (Rousse)

I was delighted that the corporate purchase of a last-minute return flight to Argentina awarded me a silver British Airways Executive Club card.

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Nordic cruise comes to an end (Rousse)

Repacking all our belongings was a long and difficult job in our cruise ship cabin after our tour of the Nordic fjords. I couldn’t understand why we had brought cut-off wellies with us in the first place. Now I considered … Continue reading

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Cheapest fares from Edinburgh to Korea via London Heathrow (Rousse)

AC and I were running very, very late to check in for a flight from Edinburgh to Korea via London Heathrow. If we didn’t flag down a taxi in Leith soon, we would miss it altogether. At the airport the … Continue reading

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Stuck in Loughborough (Rousse)

All my friends were able to go to and from Loughborough as they pleased – but not I. While they were either happy in the East Midlands or had easy transport elsewhere, all my attempts to get a flight out … Continue reading

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A covert BA operation thwarted (Rousse)

TPR got the car stuck in a ditch as we were trying to follow the BA air steward and her child back to base.

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British Airways’ abandoned brides (Rousse)

We were just boarding the plane when it became obvious that the passenger in tears was not alone in her predicament. Two women in this queue were the victims of heartless men who thought nothing of dumping their fiancées just … Continue reading

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British Airways terminal 5 offers new passenger services (Rousse)

British Airways’ new welcome service for first class passengers coming into Heathrow Terminal 5 was second to none. A smart uniformed man met you off the plane and guided you through the terminal, ensuring that you by-passed all the queues. … Continue reading

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British Airways bribes staff in bid to avert strike action (Rousse)

I was a fully-qualified flight attendant, and an experienced member of the British Airways cabin crew. Admittedly my “experience” was limited to helping on one domestic UK flight soon after I completed my training. However, I still counted as a … Continue reading

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BA cabin staff lay on a special treat at Heathrow airport (Rousse)

There was no real hurry before my next flight so I sat wrapped up in my long black coat in the departure lounge at Heathrow airport. When it was time to board the plane I walked to my gate. It … Continue reading

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Richard Branson and Rod Stewart keep Rousse company in economy

Richard Branson took the seat next to mine on the airport bus. He explained his campaign to persuade the authorities to relax the rules on passenger transfer between airlines in cases of travel disruption, such as those experienced in the … Continue reading

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